Event Details

  • 26Aug 2022

    Title: Applying Complexity Theory to the world around us

    IISERB Foundation Day Lecture by Shri Sanjeev Sanyal, Indian economist, Historian, and Member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India.

    Shri Sanjeev Sanyal is the Principal Economic Advisor to the Government of India. He spent two decades in the financial sector and was a Global Strategist & Managing Director at Deutsche Bank till 2015. Shri Sanyal was named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2010. He is also a well-known environmentalist and urban theorist. In 2007, Shri Sanyal was awarded the Eisenhower Fellowship for his work on urban dynamics. He has been a Visiting Scholar at Oxford University, an Adjunct Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore, and a Senior Fellow of the World Wide Fund for Nature. He has also served on the Future City Sub-Committee of the Singapore government, tasked with building a long-term vision for the city-state.

    Shri Sanjeev Sanyal attended Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi, and Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar (1992-95). He is an internationally acclaimed economist and best-selling author. His best-selling books include Land of the Seven Rivers, The Indian Renaissance, and The Ocean of Churn, all published by Penguin. In addition, he has published around 200 articles, columns, and reports in leading national/international publications. He was given the inaugural International Indian Achievers Award for contributions to Literature in 2014. He has been a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, London, and a Visiting Fellow of IDFC Institute, Mumbai.

    Date: 26 August 2022 (Friday)

    Time: 04:00 – 05:00 PM

    Venue: L5, LHC (Ensemble)

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal

Bhopal Bypass Road, Bhauri Bhopal 462 066 Madhya Pradesh, INDIA